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Kingsborough, Edward King, viscount; Dupaix, Guillermo; Sahagún, Antiquities of Mexico: comprising fac-similes of ancient Mexican paintings and. page from Antiquities of Mexico showing glyphs. Book Info. Icons, Metadata. Author: Kingsborough, Edward King, viscount; Dupaix, Guillermo; Sahagún. The magnificent nine-volume publication entitled Antiquities of Mexico was produced by Edward King, Viscount Kingsborough, from Through its fine.

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Exhibition Gallery Monday – Thursday: Dupaix, with their respective Scales of Measurement, and accompanying Descriptions. Some occasional light staining.

Together with the Monuments of New Spain, by M. The whole illustrated by many valuable inedited Manuscripts.

Views Read Edit View history. Aglio spent the better part of six years travelling to the libraries and museums of Europe to examine and draw all of the “Ancient Mexican” documents, artefacts and manuscripts known in European collections of the time.

Sale Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts. A record for this resource appears in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog.

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The whole illustrated by many valuable inedited manuscripts, by Augustine Aglio.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. New and improved series. Hoping to help the sale, Aglio transferred the stock of all seven volumes to Havell and Colnaghi inwho printed new title-pages with kongsborough address and the current date.

The kinsborough illustrated by many valuable inedited manuscripts, by Lord Kingsborough. Historiography Prints Visual works Lithographs Hand coloring. Mexico at the World’s Fairs: University of Chicago Press.

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Antiquities of Mexico is a compilation of facsimile reproductions of Mesoamerican literature such as Maya codicesMixtec codicesand Aztec codices as well as historical accounts and explorers’ descriptions of archaeological ruins. The work consists of nine volumes, each published in a large elephant folio format.

Holiday Schedule and Closed Collections Schedule. Mailing Address and Information. Besides Aglio’s reproductions of manuscripts in the Bodleian, the Vatican Library, the Borgian Museum, the Imperial Library of Vienna, the Library of the Institute at Bologna, and the royal libraries of Berlin, Dresden, and Budapest, the work includes Dupaix’s Monuments of New Spain, taken from Castaneda’s original drawings, and descriptions of sculptures and artifacts from several private collections.


With the support of Sir Thomas Phillipps, many of whose manuscripts are described in the Antiquitieshe employed the Italian painter Agustine Aglio to scour Europe’s greatest libraries and private collections for Mexican manuscripts, which Aglio sketched and later lithographed for publication.

III — and decided to devote himself to the study of Central American manuscripts and artifacts. Retrieved from ” https: The New Historicism series, No. From January to April inclusive, vol. Together with the Monuments of New Spain, by M. Click on image or caption above to see image in the zoom viewer. Return to Main Site: